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Rock Island County SWCD News

2017 Urban Erosion & Sediment Control Workshop

A workshop for Urban Erosion and Sediment Control will be held February 14, 2017 at Jumer’s Hotel in Rock Island.  Topics include:                 -NPDES Permit Functions and Updates, IL EPA Representative -“The Importance of Pre-Construction Meetings” Erica...

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U of I Extension Upcoming Events

  Save The Dates- Upcoming Row-Crop Ag Programs January 6th, 2017: Bi-State Crop Advantage Conference, Burlington IA January 18th, 2017: Illinois Crop Management Conference, Mt. Vernon IL January 25th, 2017: Illinois Crop Management Conference, Springfield IL...

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Summer 2016 Newsletter

Download RISWCD'S 2016 Summer Newsletter Featuring: Illinois Cover Crop Survey Results & Decision Tool Partners In Conservation Highlights Conservation Success Stories RISWCD Summer Intern & Internship Opportunities "Is Roadside And Cosmetic Mowing A...

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    ILLINOIS FARMERS URGED TO PARTICIPATE IN USDA-NASS SURVEY   Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy Survey of Best Management Practices     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          CONTACTS:  July 5,...

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Agricultural Research Center Field Day

Friday, July 15, 8:00 am: Northwestern Illinois Agriculture R&D Center 321 210 Avenue, Monmouth, ILTours, Updates from Extension specialists, Free Refreshments Research Center is located 1 mile North and 4 miles West of Monmouth at 321 210 Ave. The Northwestern...

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Peoria County SWCD Summer Farm Tour

  Would you like to see native prairies, warm season grasses and beautiful blooming flowers? Would you like to hear how Native Americans and settlers used these plants for medicine, food and other things? Would you like to see some of the best habitat for...

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